How to make Chicken Coconut Milk Soup -

Thai style chicken soup made with coconut milk, kaffir lime leaves, lemongrass, galangal and fresh red chillies

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Boneless chicken (हड्डी रहित चिकन), Coconut milk (नारियल का दूध)

Cuisine : Thai

Course : Soups

Chicken Coconut Milk Soup

Chicken Coconut Milk Soup Recipe Card


Hindi: murgh
Be a kid or a teenage or an adult or an oldie, chicken lovers trend all over the world at all times! One meat that is a favourite of all beyond belief! When cooked, it can be presented in many guises. Sauté it, fry it, toss it, bake it, steam it – eat it the way you want to. Whatever its form may be upon being cooked, its flavour may change but its flesh remains high in protein, low in fat and can be digested easily.

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Coconut Milk Soup Recipe

  • Boneless chicken cut into thin strips 100 grams

  • Coconut milk 2 cups

  • Chicken stock 3 cups

  • Kaffir lime leaves 5-6

  • Lemon grass 2 stalks

  • Galangal sliced 1 inch

  • Fish sauce 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Fresh red chillies finely chopped 2

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Spring onion green finely chopped 1 stalk


Step 1

Heat chicken stock in a deep non-stick pan. Add kaffir lime leaves.

Step 2

Roughly chop lemongrass and add, stir and bring to a boil.

Step 3

Add galangal, chicken strips and stir to mix. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Add fish sauce and stir well. Adjust salt, stir to mix and add coconut milk. Simmer for 2-3 minutes.

Step 5

Add red chillies, 1 tablespoon chopped coriander and spring onion green, stir to mix and simmer for a minute.

Step 6

Garnish with remaining chopped coriander and serve piping hot.

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